Meet Our Animals > Dwarf Mongoose
Quick Facts
Native to Southern Africa from Ethiopia to Angola and Eastern South Africa
Primary Diet Insects, mice, small birds, fruits, berries, and eggs
Adult Weight 1 pound
Lifespan 10 years
Status Stable

Dwarf Mongoose

Fighting is very rare in the dwarf mongoose society. Sub-adults commonly care for the young while the adults go foraging for food. When members of the pack are apart, they keep in constant contact with a series of twitters and whistles.

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